State Department

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State’s OSINT strategy aims to serve diplomats’ demand for unclassified assessments

The Bureau of Intelligence and Research also sees the potential for generative artificial intelligence to better leverage open-source intelligence (OSINT).

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State Department pursues digital solidarity with like-minded countries

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State Department employing continuous automated testing in software development

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Capitol Riot Investigation

Lawmakers press agencies on ‘employment barriers’ for federal employees teleworking overseas

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Foreign Service looks back on last 100 years, highlights plan to recruit next-generation diplomats

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Foreign Service plans to rein in robust hiring efforts, following recent budget cuts

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Jill Biden

DoD, State Dept streamline process for federal employees to telework overseas

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State Department/Freddie EverettDeputy Secretary Richard Verma participates in a recording session for Arizona State University’s diplomatic podcast, October 24, 2023.

State Dept workforce in ‘tough position’ with 13% staffing gap, says deputy secretary

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New chief diversity and inclusion officer headed to State Dept

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Hackers have ‘gone phishing’ at State, targeting paychecks and pensions

Scammers are impersonating financial offices within the State Department in phishing emails.

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State Dept looking at AI to help workforce plan next career steps

The State Department sees generative AI as a valuable tool to meet it’s mission and to help its employees chart the next step in their careers.

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Foreign Service makes candidate assessment fully remote to broaden hiring pool

The Foreign Service is making a switch to virtual assessments for candidates, after figuring out a remote format during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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